Notes from Underground, White Nights, The Dream of a Ridiculous Man, and Selections from The House of the Dead

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Signet Classics, 2004 - Fiction - 237 pages
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A collection of powerful stories by one of the masters of Russian literature, illustrating the author's thoughts on political philosophy, religion and above all, humanity.

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The most honest, sincere writeup I have ever come across. It's no secret that Dostoevsky is one of the most powerful writers in modern history. And this books stands up straight in testifying that ... Read full review

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Told from the perspective of a miserable, contradictory, misanthrope living a solitary lifestyle, the book is an excellent portrayal of a rather warped psyche, exposing a mindset that will probably be ... Read full review

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Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821–1881), one of nineteenth-century Russia’s greatest novelists, spent four years in a convict prison in Siberia, after which he was obliged to enlist in the army. In later years his penchant for gambling sent him deeply into debt. Most of his important works were written after 1864, including Notes from Underground, Crime and Punishment, The Idiot, and The Brothers Karamazov, all available from Penguin Classics.

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